The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 175 182 189
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 17 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 17
Average daily rate
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£575 £600 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £660 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) WPF
2 24 (96.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) Banking
4 12 (48.00%) Front Office
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
7 7 (28.00%) Reactive Extensions
8 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) Physics
9 5 (20.00%) LINQ
9 5 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
9 5 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (20.00%) MVVM
9 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
9 5 (20.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (16.00%) WCF
10 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (16.00%) Fixed Income
11 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (12.00%) Java
11 3 (12.00%) JavaScript

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Moq
1 1 (4.00%) Mockito
General
1 14 (56.00%) Banking
2 12 (48.00%) Front Office
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 5 (20.00%) LINQ
5 4 (16.00%) WCF
6 3 (12.00%) Rendezvous
7 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) WinForms
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (4.00%) HTML
8 1 (4.00%) JMS
8 1 (4.00%) J2EE
8 1 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (20.00%) Physics
4 4 (16.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (8.00%) Derivative
5 2 (8.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) Equities
6 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (20.00%) MVVM
2 5 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 5 (20.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase